On Saturday 18 February 2012, Darrell Anderson wrote: > > >How do I convert/save a 24-bit image as "locolor"? > > > > ImageMagick ? read on: > > > > >Of all of the various TDE image viewers, how do I view > > an image's > > >properties to learn about the color depth, etc.? I have > > tried several > > >(kolourpaint, krita, showfoto, gwenview). I am missing > > the big picture > > >altogether, probably because I don't know the > > terminology. > > > > `display` from ImageMagick: > > > > $ display whatever.png > > > > <right-click> on the image, and select "Image Info" > > from the dropdown. > > > > `convert` from ImageMagick may be what you want to achieve > > "locolor". > > I should have been more specific. :) > > How do I do those things with Trinity apps? Considering all the Trinity graphics apps I would have thought that learning image information should be trivial. Thus far the only stat I have learned is size. Nothing about color depth, etc. > > A quick check shows that ImageMagick provides some of that information, but let's get back to Trinity. :) > > Considering that throughout Linux-dom icons are packaged as hicolor and locolor, I would have thought that within a link or two I would discover the criteria or definition of those terms. I'm still looking.... > > Darrell > > Hi Darrell, I believe that "locolor" images (like some of the old icons) have a colour-depth of 8 bits. You can convert images to 8 bits with Showfoto. Just select color > depth > 8 bits. I hope this helps. Richard. -- Stupidity is its own reward.